Scientist Biology, Chemisty, Biotechnology, Pharmacist - Biopharmaceutical Process Development (m/f/d)

Scientists (f/m) Biopharmaceutical Process Development (Upstream or Downstream or Protein Analysis)

to support our experienced R&D team in Cairo/Egypt

Minapharm Pharmaceuticals is a regional leading pharmaceutical company headquartered in Cairo/Egypt. Through its subsidiary Rhein-Minapharm Biogenetics it serves the development and manufacturing of therapeutic proteins (biosimilars, biobetter as well as innovative products) using mammalian cell culture and yeast expression platforms. A highly experienced team and strategic alliances with national as well as international partners of high reputation form the basis for offering premier therapeutic solutions to many patients. In 2010 Minapharm acquired Berlin based ProBioGen AG strengthening Minapharm’s ambitions in continuation and expansion of the biologics field. At present Minapharm is investing significantly in the expansion of its biopharmaceutical production and research capacities.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Designing, performance and execution of experiments related to the development of new fermentation strategies for development projects up to 50L scale including all necessary documentation aspects
or
  • Designing, performance and execution of experiments related to the development of new purification strategies for development projects using state-of-the-art and innovative chromatography and filtration techniques including all necessary documentation aspects
or
  • Designing, performance and execution of experiments related to the development of protein characterization techniques for development projects using e.g. chromatography, gel-electrophoresis, ELISA, and cell-based assay formats including all necessary documentation aspects
AND
  • Supervision of project teams composed of scientists and technicians in relevant discipline (USP, DSP, protein characterization)
  • Ensuring GMP conformity of up-scaled production processes
  • Continuous optimization of process descriptions and their depiction in standard operation procedures (SOP’s)
  • Participation in process transfers to manufacturing facility or external CMOs
  • Coordination of maintenance of technical equipment and facilities as well as their qualification
  • Project related literature screening
  • Regular internal and external reporting
  • Internal presentations and seminars

Your profile:

  • BSc or MSc or PhD degree in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, chemistry, pharmacy or any other comparable qualification
  • Robust proficiency in either discipline: cell culture techniques, protein purification or protein characterization
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in research and industrial environments
  • Advanced leadership skills
  • Experience in GMP rules
  • Well-structured and self-dependent work with high flexibility
  • Very good written and spoken command of English
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Flexibility to relocate to Cairo, the biggest city in Africa and the Middle East

 

We offer you excellent career options in a young team in a fast growing biotechnology company with a friendly working atmosphere, state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, a competitive overall package and excellent career perspectives.

 

If we could raise your interest in described positions, please send your complete application documents including the area of application (USP, DSP or Protein Analysis) to Dr. Jan Rohde:
jrohde@minapharm.com

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About Minapharm Pharmaceuticals

Minapharm Pharmaceuticals is a regional leading pharmaceutical company headquartered in Cairo, Egypt. Through its subsidiary Rhein-Minapharm Biogenetics it serves the development and manufacturing of therapeutic proteins using different eukaryotic expression systems (yeast and mammalian cell culture). A highly experienced team and strategic alliances with national as well as international...
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